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Wavelet-based image retrieval algorithm via mutual information
Author(s): Vikrant Kasarabada; Erdogan Simsek; Trac D. Tran
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Paper Abstract

This paper present a wavelet-transform-based algorithm for fast and accurate retrieval of images from large image databases. We describe the architecture and the implementation of such a framework to perform a search for an image in a database. The retrieval algorithm entails a wavelet-based methodology that yields an elegant and computationally efficient implementation. This scheme matches the images directly in the wavelet domain, based on the information extracted from only a few of the wavelet coefficients. Experiments show that this novel algorithm provides highly accurate search results.

Paper Details

Date Published: 23 December 1999
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 3972, Storage and Retrieval for Media Databases 2000, (23 December 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.373577
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Vikrant Kasarabada, Johns Hopkins Univ. (United States)
Erdogan Simsek, Johns Hopkins Univ. (United States)
Trac D. Tran, Johns Hopkins Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3972:
Storage and Retrieval for Media Databases 2000
Minerva M. Yeung; Boon-Lock Yeo; Charles A. Bouman, Editor(s)

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